The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of HP products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited HP over the 3 months to 24 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are not representative of contractor rates within Hewlett-Packard Company.

3 months to
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
HP
England / North West
Rank 86 72 54
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -18
Contract jobs citing HP 49 89 94
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.88% 2.34% 3.04%
As % of the Vendors category 4.20% 5.62% 6.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 53 43
Median daily rate £425 £375 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +36.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £307 £219 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £445
UK excluding London median daily rate £345 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
-4.82% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 3
Median hourly rate £16.75 £12.50 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+34.00% -13.79%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.25 £12.50 £14.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.69 £12.50 £14.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £30.00 £13.73
% change year-on-year
-50.00% +118.57%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the North West region.

Vendors Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1166 1585 1420
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 44.73% 41.68% 45.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 713 843 729
Median daily rate £390 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £516 £512
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 88 103
Median hourly rate £16.00 £35.00 £18.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-54.28% +93.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £12.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.00 £47.33 £38.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.20 £23.00 £17.25
% change year-on-year
-20.89% +33.33%

HP
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North West region citing HP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Vendors category.

HP Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

HP
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing HP across the North West region.

HP Daily Rate Trend in the North West

HP
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing HP across the North West region over the 3 months to 24 January 2017.

HP Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

HP
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing HP across the North West region.

HP Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

HP
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing HP within the North West region over the 3 months to 24 January 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Lancashire +15 21 £500 +69.49%
Manchester -9 17 £400 +26.13% 13
Cheshire +3 6 £250 -48.71% 2
Merseyside -1 3 £310 -24.84% 1
Cumbria +10 2 - -
HP
England

HP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 24 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing HP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the North West region with a requirement for HP.

1 36 (35.64%) Windows
2 28 (27.72%) Microsoft
3 24 (23.76%) SAN
3 24 (23.76%) Migration
4 23 (22.77%) VMware
4 23 (22.77%) Active Directory
5 22 (21.78%) Data Centre
6 20 (19.80%) VMware Infrastructure
7 19 (18.81%) Windows Server
8 18 (17.82%) Cisco
9 17 (16.83%) ITIL
9 17 (16.83%) Windows Server 2008
10 16 (15.84%) Linux
10 16 (15.84%) StarTeam
10 16 (15.84%) Security Cleared
11 15 (14.85%) HPUX
11 15 (14.85%) COBOL
12 14 (13.86%) SQL
12 14 (13.86%) VME
12 14 (13.86%) ICL
12 14 (13.86%) Virtual Machines
13 13 (12.87%) Software Engineering
13 13 (12.87%) TDD
14 12 (11.88%) SC Cleared
14 12 (11.88%) Citrix
14 12 (11.88%) Windows Server 2003
14 12 (11.88%) Oracle
14 12 (11.88%) Analytical Skills
15 11 (10.89%) Windows Server 2012
15 11 (10.89%) SQL Server

HP
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 9 (8.91%) MS Exchange
1 9 (8.91%) SharePoint
2 4 (3.96%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (2.97%) Skype for Business
4 2 (1.98%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (1.98%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (1.98%) Exchange Server 5.5
4 2 (1.98%) IBM Notes
4 2 (1.98%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (1.98%) WebSphere
4 2 (1.98%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (0.99%) CICS
5 1 (0.99%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.99%) IIS
5 1 (0.99%) JBoss
Applications
1 11 (10.89%) MS Office
2 3 (2.97%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.97%) MS Visio
3 2 (1.98%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.99%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (1.98%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.99%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.98%) Office 365
2 1 (0.99%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 24 (23.76%) SAN
2 10 (9.90%) Firewall
3 9 (8.91%) VPN
4 8 (7.92%) Fibre Channel
4 8 (7.92%) LAN
4 8 (7.92%) NAS
4 8 (7.92%) WAN
5 6 (5.94%) DNS
6 5 (4.95%) DHCP
7 4 (3.96%) TCP/IP
7 4 (3.96%) VoIP
8 3 (2.97%) iSCSI
8 3 (2.97%) PBX
8 3 (2.97%) Unified Communications
8 3 (2.97%) Wi-Fi
9 2 (1.98%) FTP
9 2 (1.98%) HTTP
9 2 (1.98%) Internet
9 2 (1.98%) NetScaler
9 2 (1.98%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (10.89%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.98%) DB2
2 2 (1.98%) MS Access
2 2 (1.98%) MySQL
3 1 (0.99%) Big Data
3 1 (0.99%) Hadoop
3 1 (0.99%) IDMS
3 1 (0.99%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (0.99%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (0.99%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 16 (15.84%) StarTeam
2 6 (5.94%) JIRA
3 5 (4.95%) Selenium
4 3 (2.97%) Cucumber
4 3 (2.97%) HP UFT
4 3 (2.97%) LoadRunner
4 3 (2.97%) Visual Studio
5 2 (1.98%) ClearCase
5 2 (1.98%) JMeter
5 2 (1.98%) JUnit
5 2 (1.98%) Rational Functional Tester
6 1 (0.99%) Fiddler
6 1 (0.99%) Firebug
6 1 (0.99%) NUnit
6 1 (0.99%) The Grinder
6 1 (0.99%) Toad
6 1 (0.99%) Visual Studio Team System
6 1 (0.99%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 1 (0.99%) Zephyr
General
1 11 (10.89%) Finance
2 8 (7.92%) Banking
3 6 (5.94%) Telecoms
4 4 (3.96%) Retail
5 3 (2.97%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.99%) Back Office
6 1 (0.99%) Legal
6 1 (0.99%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 14 (13.86%) Developer
2 10 (9.90%) Architect
3 9 (8.91%) Consultant
4 7 (6.93%) Analyst
4 7 (6.93%) HPUX Consultant
4 7 (6.93%) Lead Developer
5 6 (5.94%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 6 (5.94%) Monitoring Engineer
5 6 (5.94%) Solutions Architect
6 4 (3.96%) Defect Manager
6 4 (3.96%) IT Engineer
6 4 (3.96%) Senior Developer
6 4 (3.96%) Server Engineer
6 4 (3.96%) Service Analyst
6 4 (3.96%) Storage Specialist
6 4 (3.96%) Support Engineer
6 4 (3.96%) Systems Engineer
6 4 (3.96%) Systems Monitoring Engineer
6 4 (3.96%) Tester
6 4 (3.96%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (4.95%) Regular Expression
2 2 (1.98%) .NET
2 2 (1.98%) Middleware
2 2 (1.98%) SOAP
3 1 (0.99%) 802.1X
3 1 (0.99%) AngularJS
3 1 (0.99%) J2EE
3 1 (0.99%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 22 (21.78%) Data Centre
2 12 (11.88%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (4.95%) Blackberry
4 4 (3.96%) Management Information System
5 3 (2.97%) BYOD
5 3 (2.97%) Fat Client
5 3 (2.97%) Mainframe
5 3 (2.97%) Thin Client
6 2 (1.98%) Driving Licence
6 2 (1.98%) FlexPod
6 2 (1.98%) IBM XIV
6 2 (1.98%) Life Science
6 2 (1.98%) Replication
6 2 (1.98%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (0.99%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.99%) HP Superdome
7 1 (0.99%) PKI
7 1 (0.99%) Robotics
7 1 (0.99%) Statistics
7 1 (0.99%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 36 (35.64%) Windows
2 19 (18.81%) Windows Server
3 17 (16.83%) Windows Server 2008
4 16 (15.84%) Linux
5 15 (14.85%) HPUX
6 14 (13.86%) VME
7 12 (11.88%) Windows Server 2003
8 11 (10.89%) Windows Server 2012
9 10 (9.90%) AIX
9 10 (9.90%) Solaris
10 8 (7.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 7 (6.93%) Unix
11 7 (6.93%) Windows XP
12 6 (5.94%) Windows 10
13 5 (4.95%) Windows 7
14 4 (3.96%) Windows 8
15 2 (1.98%) Apple iOS
15 2 (1.98%) SUSE
15 2 (1.98%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (23.76%) Migration
2 17 (16.83%) ITIL
3 13 (12.87%) Software Engineering
3 13 (12.87%) TDD
4 10 (9.90%) Service Management
5 9 (8.91%) Data Migration
6 7 (6.93%) GAP Analysis
6 7 (6.93%) High Availability
7 6 (5.94%) Continuous Delivery
7 6 (5.94%) Integration Testing
7 6 (5.94%) Problem Management
7 6 (5.94%) Release Management
8 5 (4.95%) Defect Management
8 5 (4.95%) Performance Testing
9 4 (3.96%) Configuration Management
9 4 (3.96%) Security Monitoring
9 4 (3.96%) Time Management
10 3 (2.97%) Project Management
10 3 (2.97%) Stakeholder Management
10 3 (2.97%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 15 (14.85%) COBOL
2 14 (13.86%) SQL
3 11 (10.89%) PowerShell
3 11 (10.89%) VBScript
4 10 (9.90%) Java
5 7 (6.93%) Perl
6 5 (4.95%) Bourne shell
6 5 (4.95%) Korn
7 3 (2.97%) VB
8 2 (1.98%) Bash Shell
8 2 (1.98%) C#
8 2 (1.98%) C++
8 2 (1.98%) Python
8 2 (1.98%) VB6
9 1 (0.99%) JavaScript
9 1 (0.99%) JCL
9 1 (0.99%) Ruby
9 1 (0.99%) VBA
9 1 (0.99%) VC++
Qualifications
1 16 (15.84%) Security Cleared
2 12 (11.88%) SC Cleared
3 8 (7.92%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (5.94%) ITIL Certification
4 6 (5.94%) MCSE
5 5 (4.95%) MCSA
6 4 (3.96%) BPSS Clearance
7 3 (2.97%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (1.98%) CCNA
8 2 (1.98%) MCP
8 2 (1.98%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (0.99%) CAPM
9 1 (0.99%) CCIE
9 1 (0.99%) Degree
9 1 (0.99%) MCDST
9 1 (0.99%) MCITP
9 1 (0.99%) MCTS
9 1 (0.99%) PMI Certification
9 1 (0.99%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.96%) SLA
2 3 (2.97%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (1.98%) QA
4 1 (0.99%) COSHH
System Software
1 23 (22.77%) Active Directory
2 20 (19.80%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (13.86%) Virtual Machines
4 5 (4.95%) VMware ESX
5 3 (2.97%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 3 (2.97%) Hyper-V
5 3 (2.97%) vSphere
6 2 (1.98%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (1.98%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
6 2 (1.98%) Virtual Servers
6 2 (1.98%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (1.98%) VMware GSX
6 2 (1.98%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.99%) Forefront TMG
7 1 (0.99%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 11 (10.89%) SCOM
2 8 (7.92%) Tivoli
3 7 (6.93%) SCCM
4 6 (5.94%) Netcool
5 5 (4.95%) HP Quality Center
5 5 (4.95%) HP SiteScope
6 3 (2.97%) Backup Exec
6 3 (2.97%) OpenView
6 3 (2.97%) WSUS
7 2 (1.98%) HP Data Protector
7 2 (1.98%) McAfee ePO
7 2 (1.98%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 2 (1.98%) MOM
7 2 (1.98%) NetBackup
7 2 (1.98%) Norton AntiVirus
7 2 (1.98%) ServiceCenter
7 2 (1.98%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 1 (0.99%) HP UCMDB
8 1 (0.99%) Microsoft Clustering
8 1 (0.99%) Puppet
Vendors
1 28 (27.72%) Microsoft
2 23 (22.77%) VMware
3 18 (17.82%) Cisco
4 14 (13.86%) ICL
5 12 (11.88%) Citrix
5 12 (11.88%) Oracle
6 10 (9.90%) 3PAR
6 10 (9.90%) Brocade
6 10 (9.90%) IBM
7 9 (8.91%) Red Hat
8 7 (6.93%) EMC
9 5 (4.95%) CA
9 5 (4.95%) Dell
9 5 (4.95%) NetApp
10 4 (3.96%) SolarWinds
10 4 (3.96%) Symantec
11 3 (2.97%) Fujitsu
12 2 (1.98%) AppSense
12 2 (1.98%) Intel Security
12 2 (1.98%) Polycom
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